‘Diva of Divorce’ rocks knitted attire in promotional submit on agency web site — regardless of advising employees to steer clear

Ayesha Vardag’s 2013 look on This Morning

Household regulation agency boss Ayesha Vardag, who made waves within the nationwide press after we uncovered she suggested employees towards carrying cardigans, has been photographed carrying, you guessed it, a cardigan.

It has come to our consideration that the ‘Diva of Divorce’ wore a beige cardi for her “inaugural look” on ITV’s This Morning in 2013. She paired the knit with a knee-length black costume and assertion necklace.

A promotional post on the law firm’s website explains Vardag appeared on the daytime TV present’s ‘Authorized Eagles’ phase to reply viewers’ household law-related conundrums.

A screenshot taken from Vardags’ web site
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Authorized Cheek readers shall be accustomed to ‘Vardigan-gate’ after we exclusively reported last week that Vardag, who runs household regulation agency Vardags, urged feminine employees to ditch their cardigans in an unbelievable 1,000-word costume code e mail. The story hit the nationwide press over the weekend.

“Cardigans are nearly by no means okay,” Vardag wrote within the e mail that was circulated amongst employees in summer season 2019. But it surely appears there are some exceptions.

Emma Gill, director of divorce & household regulation and head of Vardags’ Manchester workplace, responded to our request for remark. She defined:

“Totally different events require completely different outfits — what is suitable in a relaxed interview setting is completely different to a client-facing workplace atmosphere. Cardigans are an incredible selection for a lot of events however, in any case, there’s a cause the hit US TV present was referred to as Fits and never Cardigans.”

Cozy and sensible, cardigans may not be probably the most glam workwear choice, however Vardag went on to say within the e mail she “as soon as despatched a trainee in a cardigan out of a consumer assembly till she might borrow or discover a jacket to put on”.

The divorce lawyer additionally reminded employees within the leaked memo that “tailor-made jackets or formal clothes/fits are enterprise costume” and “nothing homespun or homely or what you’d cosy up by the fireplace in”.

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